civil war spectacles

Items made during the American Civil War included straight temple and sliding temple spectacles. Some frames were fitted with amber shooting lenses while others has one solid color used for different purposes such as medical field uses and sewing. Many examples of frames from the Civil War era have survived today.
Civil War Era Eyeglass Case
Steel Frame with Shooting Lenses
Straight Temple Shooting Spectacles
19th Century Sliding Temple Spectacles
2106-36
1109-17
2125-08
152-28
Antique Steel Eyeglass Case
Civil War Era McAllister Spectacles
2106-38
3102-06

 

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